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Ellen DeGeneres fills Paula Abdul’s vacant ‘Idol’ seat

Ellen DeGeneres will be keeping her day job as daytime talk show host and will be adding a night job as the fourth judge on American Idol. The comedian claims to be the show's biggest fan and says she will offer the people's point of view.
September 10, 2009

Ellen DeGeneres will be keeping her day job as daytime talk show host and will be adding a night job as the fourth judge on American Idol. The comedian claims to be the show’s biggest fan and says she will offer the people’s point of view.

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